The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Colchester region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 34 16 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Permanent jobs citing VMware 7 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.32% 9.60% 2.33%
As % of the Vendors category 5.19% 23.94% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 5
Average salary £85,000 £62,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,875
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.25%
Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
135 71 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 63.98% 40.11% 49.77%
Number of salaries quoted 121 68 84
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VMware
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VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

VMware
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware across the Colchester region.

VMware Salary Trend in Colchester

VMware
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

VMware Salary Histogram in Colchester

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (59.09%) Citrix
3 12 (54.55%) Linux
4 11 (50.00%) Cisco
4 11 (50.00%) Firewall
5 10 (45.45%) Windows
6 9 (40.91%) OSPF
6 9 (40.91%) BGP
6 9 (40.91%) Thin Client
6 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
6 9 (40.91%) CCNP
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (40.91%) Fat Client
7 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
8 7 (31.82%) DHCP
8 7 (31.82%) DNS
8 7 (31.82%) NetScreen
8 7 (31.82%) BIG-IP
8 7 (31.82%) Blue Coat
8 7 (31.82%) CCSE
8 7 (31.82%) Network Security
8 7 (31.82%) Infoblox
8 7 (31.82%) Imperva
8 7 (31.82%) F5
8 7 (31.82%) DMVPN
8 7 (31.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) OSPF
2 9 (40.91%) BGP
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (31.82%) Network Security
3 7 (31.82%) DMVPN
3 7 (31.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (31.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (31.82%) NetScreen
3 7 (31.82%) BIG-IP
3 7 (31.82%) DHCP
3 7 (31.82%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) DTS
2 3 (13.64%) EDRMS
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Law
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Network Specialist
2 7 (31.82%) Network Security Specialist
2 7 (31.82%) Security Specialist
3 5 (22.73%) Team Leader
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) JRules
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Thin Client
1 9 (40.91%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.55%) UNIX
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
2 5 (22.73%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) CCNP
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) CCSE
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) CCVP
3 2 (9.09%) MCP
3 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) MCSA
3 2 (9.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (18.18%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Server
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCOM
2 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (9.09%) Nagios
3 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Citrix
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) Blue Coat
5 7 (31.82%) Infoblox
5 7 (31.82%) Imperva
5 7 (31.82%) F5
6 5 (22.73%) JBoss
7 3 (13.64%) webMethods
7 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
8 2 (9.09%) Symantec
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle
8 2 (9.09%) Juniper
8 2 (9.09%) NetApp
8 2 (9.09%) Pegasus
9 1 (4.55%) Apple
9 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds